Paynes Grey is a Series 2 transparent color. It has a masstone of a deep blue grey, with a demin blue undertone. A very useful neutral mixing color, especially when used as a glazing color to soothe a too strident undercolor. This color is available in 80ml, 250ml and 500ml sizes.
Blended with Titanium White
Washed with water
Comparing Paynes Grey
Paynes Grey is shown here in two tint shades and a glaze. It is a colour which has been used for a very long time particularly in glazes because it is both transparent and neutral and this allows it to be used to tone down paintings which are too colourful.
Paynes Grey with white
Paynes Grey glaze
- Chemical Description: Mixed Pigments
- Pigment Type: Ultramarine & Carbon Black
- Lightfastness: 1
- Permanency: Excellent
- Pigment Strength: Strong
- Colour Index Name: PB 29, PBk 7
- Opacity or Transparency: Transparent
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